A student of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science & Technology University (BSMRSTU) was killed as a pick-up van ran over her on Dhaka-Khulna highway yesterday night.
The deceased is Champa Mondol, a second-year student of Marketing Department of the university.
Protesting the incident the students of the university blockaded the Dhaka-Khulna highway and rejected attending class to mourn the pathetic death.
Confirming the information, Gopalganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge Selim Reza said: “The student was injured severely when a pick-up van ran over her while she was crossing the highway yesterday. She was rushed to the Gopalganj Sadar Hospital where doctors declared her dead.”
"Mourning the pathetic death of the female student, the university authorities announced to suspend all classes of the university," said Public Relation Officer Mahbubul Alam.